Linguistics and biology researchers propose a new theory on the deep roots of human speech. A new study suggests human language is a grafting of two communication forms found elsewhere in the animal kingdom: first, the elaborate songs of birds, and second, the more utilitarian, information-bearing types of expression seen in a diversity of other animals.
Researchers discovered that as a bird sings, some neurons in its brain prepare to make the next sound while others are synchronized with the coordination of physical actions.
Researchers have identified the different brain regions and interactions involved in accents and impersonations.
A new study reveals a patient in a seemingly vegetative state showed signs of attentive awareness which had not been detected previously. Researchers hope the findings could open the door to creating specialized devices to allow those in a vegetative state to interact with the outside world.
New research amplifies hypothesis that human language builds on birdsong and speech forms of other primates.
Sulforaphane, a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts, could help improve behavioral and social problems associated with ASD, a new study reports.
A new study assesses the impact of human speech on infant cognition during the first year of life.
A new study could further the understanding of the perceptual building blocks which enable human language.
A new study provides evidence for the co-evolution of our ability to communicate and Stone Age butchery tools.
A new study reports people show their attracted in ways which match their flirting styles.